revamp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v revamp to patch up or renovate; repair or restore "They revamped their old house before selling it"
    • v revamp provide (a shoe) with a new vamp "revamp my old boots"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Revamp To vamp again; hence, to patch up; to reconstruct.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • revamp To vamp, mend, or patch up again; rehabilitate; reconstruct.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Revamp rē-vamp′ to patch up again.
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Usage

In literature:

The revamped narrative is worth quoting in full for other reasons.
"Captain John Smith" by Charles Dudley Warner
Go to work and revamp or rewrite it.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 3, 1876-1885" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Go to work and revamp or rewrite it.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It is a story a hundred years old, revamped every few years to suit some new man.
"The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward William Bok
Always it works a change, a greater or less revamping of the spirit.
"Big Timber" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The old "Duke of Newcastle story" was revamped.
"Great Britain and the American Civil War" by Ephraim Douglass Adams
Shorty McCabe reappears with his figures of speech revamped right up to the minute.
"The Turtles of Tasman" by Jack London
Shorty McCabe reappears with his figures of speech revamped right up to the minute.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Many of the newest things proclaimed are old mistakes of human nature revamped for a masquerade.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
Shorty McCabe reappears with his figures of speech revamped right up to the minute.
"The Range Boss" by Charles Alden Seltzer
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In news:

'Twilight' director revamps 'Red Riding Hood '.
'Twilight' director revamps 'Red Riding Hood'.
Talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell talks to guest Nene Leaks on the show's revamped set.
Redmond's security team is undergoing a revamp with the announcement that Andrew Cushman, director of Microsoft's Security Response Center (MSRC), will be stepping down to be replaced by group manager Mike Reavey.
On April 2nd, Showboat will open their revamped 'Worship' bar as the new 'Worship Surf Bar.
The Chronicle's John McClain reports that indications out of Houston are that head coach Gary Kubiak will be retained and Wade Phillips will be hired to revamp the defense, replacing Frank Bush.
Sidi Revamps Shoe Line for 2013.
'Galactica' guy preps revamped 'Woman'.
John Harbaugh noticed one thing in particular as he watched film of a revamped.
Stuart Weitzman's Revamped Bag Collection.
TSN hires Coke chief to guide snooker revamp.
Deliberate, confident Spanish delights at the W's revamped Soleá .
Sperling Becomes Latest Clinton-Era Veteran to Join Obama's Revamped Team.
Redskins Don't Need QB Revamp.
AOL revamps AIM in hopes of stanching user exodus.
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In science:

Biologist: I guess the physics for biologists idea may be a step in the right direction, but for it to be useful it has to go much further and be entirely revamped.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
These early formalisms have gone through much subsequent revamping.
Characteristic Evolution and Matching
As pointed out, in chapter 1, latest preliminary results from Super-Kamiokande , including constraints from day-night spectra, seem in fact to prefer bimaximal neutrino mixing and to revamp interest in the LOW solution.
The problem of neutrino masses in extensions of the Standard Model
Recently a number of unexpected results have revamped the interest for hadron spectroscopy.
Concluding Talk: QCD 2005
The large kaon decay exposure accumulated by NA48/2 has revamped the interest to look with better precision to the two-body leptonic kaon decays which are suppressed by helicity conservation in the the Standard Model but generally unsuppressed in extensions of it.
Kaons: Review and Outlook
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